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One Day Pilgrimage Tour to Argolis


Argolis

Enjoy the Argolid Peninsula in the Peloponnese region


Explore with your professional and passionate guide the remains of the ancient city of Mycenae, a major centre of Greek civilization from 1600BC to 1100BC and the archaeological treasure of Epidaurus. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks on this fascinating full day excursion.

  • Corinth Canal
  • Ancient Mycenae
  • Nauplion
  • Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

Ancient Mycenae


Depart from our terminal via the coastal National highway for the strategically important Corinth Canal (short stop). After the Corinth Canal, you enter the region of Argolis, land of Homer’s Golden Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dating back to the second century B.C., Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization and a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece. Avoid and skip the lines of the archaeological site, home to the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon. You will see the Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, the Royal Tombs, including Agamemnon Clytemnestra’s, and the Treasury of Atreus, a magnificent 14th-century B.C. structure.
Ancient Mycenae
Epidaurus

Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

Time will then be taken for a traditional Greek optional lunch at a nearby restaurant. Afterward, stop in the beautiful sea port of Nauplion the first capital of modern Greece with its Venetian fortress of PALAMIDI and the fortified islet of BOURTZI (short stop). Continue on to Epidaurus and visit the ancient theatre. The UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asklepios, the healer and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. Your day trip ends back to Athens late in the afternoon.
Included
  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Tour Guide/Pilgrimage Expert
  • Entrance fees
  • Free WiFi on coaches
  • All taxes
Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages
Scheduled Pilgrimages
  • October 2022: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
    From November until March 2023: Every Thursday and Saturday
    Dep. 08.30 – Ret. 19.00 approximately
Prices
  • Per Person87.00€ (no lunch)
  • Per Person101.00€ (with lunch in Nafplio)

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